|Course Title||Environmental Problems in the Countryside of Azerbaijan and Ecomonitoring|
|Institution||Azerbaidjan National Aerospace Agency|
Aim of the course
Acquainting students with the basic environmental problems in the countryside of Azerbaijan and mastering the basic methods of Ecomonitoring implementation when solving the ecological problems of the countryside.
Conceptual basis of the course are the principles of complex and comparative approach.
Geography and Climate of Azerbaijan regions. Country side. Man and nature interrelationship. Anthropogenic agent. Pollution (contamination).
Basics of common ecology. Environment. Biosphere. Cycle of agents. Ecosystems. Ecology laws. Methods of studying ecosystems. Ecocomponents. Balance of Ecocomponents.
The basic concepts of system approach. Environmental Structure. Multicomponent and multivariant eco-studies.
Biological productivity – the main function of biosphere.
Ecological problems in Azerbaijan countryside. Anthropogenic changes of natural complexes. Caspian sea rise and coastal zone flooding. Ecological and economical stress in country side. Problems in exploitation of water resources. Ecological condition of the River Kura. Methodical bases of pollution studying the underground waters by oil products.
Reduction of negative anthropogenic environmental impact. The model of sustainable development of Azerbaijan regions.
Legislation of Environmental protection. Normative legal acts. Cadastres of nature resources.
Ecological Monitoring. Structure of Ecomonitoring System. Subsystem of data collection. Subsystem of modeling and prognosis. Remote ecomonitoring.
The Common system of evaluation of an Ecosituation.
Ecological and economical evaluation
The strategy of the Joint Development of Nature and Society